Calderdale Royal Hospital NHS trust admits potentially fatal medical air given to wrong patients

08 March 2019 – Halifax Courier

Hospital bosses in Calderdale have taken steps to prevent potentially-fatal safety incidents in which patients were wrongly given medical air instead of oxygen.

The mistake was reported 57 times at hospitals in England since it was classed as a “never event’ by health service bosses in February 2008, according to NHS incident reports.

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